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EUROPEAN INSTITUTIONS ARE ‘CHERRY-PICKING’ IMPRISONED JOURNALISTS IN TURKEY

European institution’s double standards about the arrested journalists in Turkey for whom they want to protest is mentioned from time to time. Selçuk Gültaşlı, former Brussels’ correspondent of shuttered newspaper Zaman, wrote an opinion piece for online news portal euobserver.com‘ emphasising this cherry-picking about journalists.

Gültaşlı said “My colleagues are discriminated against badly enough by Turkish authorities. They do not deserve to be further discriminated against by the European institutions.” Gültaşlı claimed that the European Court of Human Rights have double standards against arrested journalists and supported his argument with examples.

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